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First Year Guide - Education Majors

Majors
Elementary Education, Birth-Kindergarten Education, Health and Physical Education, Middle School Grades
Core Requirements: Major-Specific (for information on other Core requirements, click here)
Transitional Studies - Life Skills HEED 112, Health and Wellness
Communication Skills - Oral SPEE 200, Introduction to Speech
Reasoning Skills - Quantitative Reasoning MATH 123, College Algebra
Scientific Literacy - Natural Science** NSCI 110, Comprehensive Physical Science; NSCI 120, Modern Biology
Scienctific Literacy- Social Science POLI 210, Principles of American Government; POLI 220, Principles of Public Administration or SOCI 210, Introduction to Sociology
Humanities and Creative Arts HUMN 211, Humanities I or HUMN 212, Humanities II
Global Literacy HIST 110, World History to 1600 or HIST 120, World History since 1600
Ethics and Civic Engagement EDUC 211, Laboratory Experiences in Area Schools
Other Typical First-Year Courses
EDUC 210, Computers in Education, has no prerequisites and may be taken by first-year students.
Typical First-Year Schedule 1

First Semester

Hrs   Second Semester Hrs
UNIV 101, Freshman Seminar I 1   UNIV 102, Freshman Seminar II 1
ENGL 110, English Composition I 3   ENGL 120, English Composition II 3
MATH 121, Introduction to College Algebra 4   MATH 123, College Algebra 4
HUMN 211, Humanities I 3   PHIL 110, Critical Thinking 3
HIST 110, World History to 1600 3   POLI 210, Principles of American Government 3
HEED 112, Health and Wellness 2   MUSI 191, Choir (or other Optional course) 1
Total 16     15
Typical First-Year Schedule 2

First Semester

Hrs   Second Semester Hrs
UNIV 101, Freshman Seminar I 1   UNIV 102, Freshman Seminar II 1
ENGL 110, English Composition I 3   ENGL 120, English Composition II 3
MATH 123, College Algebra 4   EDUC 210, Computers in Education 3
HIST 120, World History since 1600 3   PHIL 110, Critical Thinking 3
HUMN 211, Humanities I 3   POLI 210, Principles of American Government 3
HEED 112, Health and Wellness 2   SPEE 200, Introduction to Speech 3
Total 16     16

*Informal guide for first-year students. For complete program information, see the FSU Undergraduate Catalog.
**Italics indicate courses typically taken during the second year.

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